Oh happy day - Milton Keynes gallery hosts new collection to boost your mood

Artist Doug Hyde brings his I LOVE U tour to Whitewall Galleries

Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 4:45 pm

Doug commissioned research into what makes us happy as part of his new collection of images which showcase the fun and affectionate adventures of love.

A poll of 2,000 Brits found everyday things like relationships, friends and family help boost the nation’s mood.

These include having a cuddle with a loved one, catching up with a friend you’ve not seen for ages or your child saying ‘I love you’.

You've Stolen My Heart by Doug Hyde

Other feelgood factors include looking at a beautiful picture or piece of art, seeing a stunning landscape and finding some money in a coat pocket which you haven’t worn for a while - the research found.

Doug, who is touring all Whitewall Galleries in the country including the Milton Keynes one at intu, said: “With so much going on in the world which is anything but good at the moment, it’s important to try and get a mood boost from the people and things which are close to you."

The collection is being showcased throughout February and March at Milton Keynes with a chance to meet Doug between 11am and 1pm on Saturday (February 22). Visit here for more details.